Mammals

Siamang

Hylobates syndactylus


Class Mammalia   Siamang
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Order Primates
Distribution Indonesia, Malaysia
Indonesia, Malaysia
Habitat Tropical rain forest and montane forest
Conservation Status Endangered. Listed under Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Behaviour Arboreal and extremely agile. Diurnal. Living in small family groups and advertise their presence and territorial rights with very loud calls audible for at least a kilometer. Shelter in dense foliage high up in the trees during the night.
Diet Fruit, leaves, buds, blossoms and small animals.
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